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VE7PRC Penticton Amateur Radio Club
P.A.R.C.
251 Dawson Avenue, Penticton, B.C. Canada V2A 3N4

 

Apex Repeater and autopatch

Repeater Frequency : 146.920 - ( down 600).  Repeater Callsign : VE7OKN

Features:

The Apex repeater now supports the multiple DTMF commands. To issue the commands, send the appropriate DTMF number (1-6) and a DTMF asterisk (*) in one radio transmission (unless indicated otherwise in the command list):

  1. * - VE7OKN repeater rack temperature (Celsius)
  2. * - VE7OKN battery system and solar array information
  3.    - Function 3 in use by Penticton SAR
  4. * - Real time clock read back (local time)
  5. * - DTMF keypad test (append whatever DTMF keys to be tested after *)
  6. * - DVR voice radio check (wait for the prompt to record your voice)

The last 3 commands are similar to the Campbell Mountain repeater functions.




Click on the thumbnails below for a larger view.

From right to left; A "birds eye view" of the repeater location.
Another "birds eye" the red line on the pictures is from our September 2008 service trip.
The Solar Panels.
A view looking North.
The Repeater shack Altitude 7300 feet above Sea level.

"bird's eye" view "bird's eye" view Looking North

New Apex repeater VE7OKN erected in 2014

Apex Repeater 2014


Use this link to view more photos of the Apex Maintenance trip
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Use this link to view photos of the Apex "New shack" constuction project, 9 June 09.
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